The second phase of our workshop tagged “Empowering grassroots women and giving them a voice” was held on the 7th of September at the Eleganza Sport Centre, Sura Market,Lagos Island by 10a.m.
Women came out enmasse from different spheres of the community and market to be part of the successful workshop. The women were not only sensitised on the need to be empowered but also encouraged to save towards the future of their Children by Betty Abah of CEE-HOPE Foundation, the Keynote speaker ; Mrs. Falana, Director, Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation , also educated the women on the need to enroll in vocational skills centre and learn more hand work, Founder of Sisters Interact Network and motivational speaker ; Kathlyn Eyitemi encouraged them to speak out and report cases of Domestic abuse while using her personal life experience as a motivating factor.
According to the Founder of Rubies Ink Initiative for women and children and Editor-In-Chief of Women of Rubies ; Esther Ijewere-Kalejaiye ; the workshop was an impactful learning experience for the women in Lagos Island and the feedback was inspiring.
Here are more pictures from the workshop:
September 09, 2016